Travel to Brittany

A handy guide to travel options between the UK and Brittany for summer 2024.

Here we include information about ferries and driving times, direct flights and car hire,  plus train travel to Brittany. Click on ‘Read more’ for all details.


Brittany enjoys a couple of ferry routes direct from the south coast of England, as well as much improved roads across the north of France if you have taken a short sea crossing from Dover or a longer crossing to Normandy.

The AA Route Planner indicates the following approximate driving times from the ferry ports to most of our properties in Brittany:

Dunkirk 6¾ – 7¾ hours
Calais 6½ – 7½ hours
Le Havre 4¼ – 5¼ hours
Caen 3¼ – 4¼ hours
Cherbourg 3¾ – 4¾ hours
St Malo 2¼ – 3¼ hours
Roscoff 1 – 2 hours

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